Keshi Resumes, Invites Ike Uche, 24 Others For AFCON Qualifiers

Following a presidential intervention by the president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, Stephen Keshi returned to the helms as Super Eagles Coach in time for the two remaining Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers

The 52 year-old already stormed into action with the invitation of 25 players for the do-or-die clashes in November againstRed Devils of Congo and Bafana Bafana of South Africa

The new squad features home based debutant, Nasarawa United midfielder Tony Edjomari. amongst other home based players; Solomon Kwambe, Emem Eduok. Sunday Emmanuel and Hope Akpan and Aaron Samuel make a return to the team

Villareal striker Ike Uche makes a return to the team after a two year absence, the ‘Much-respected’  player had been snubbed by the coach in the previous four AFCON qualifying games

Regulars like Vincent Enyeama, Godfrey Oboabona,Elderson Echiejile; midfielders Ogenyi Onazi and Mikel Obi, and forwards Ahmed Musa, Emmanuel Emenike andBabatunde Michael are also invited to meet up with the rest of the team at the Bolton White Apartments November 9.

FULL LIST

Goalkeepers

Vincent Enyeama (Lille OSC, France); Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel); Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United, Nigeria)

Defenders

Elderson Echiejile (Monaco FC, France); Juwon Oshaniwa(Ashdod FC, Israel); Efe Ambrose (Celtic FC, Scotland);Solomon Kwambe (Sunshine Stars, Nigeria); Godfrey Oboabona (Rizespor FC, Turkey); Kenneth Omeruo(Middlesbrough FC, England); Azubuike Egwuekwe (Warri Wolves, Nigeria)

Midfielders

John Mikel Obi (Chelsea FC, England); Ogenyi Onazi (SS Lazio, Italy); Hope Akpan (Reading FC, England); Raheem Lawal (Eskisehirspor FC, Turkey); Omatsone Aluko (Hull City, England); Tony Edjomari (Nasarawa United, Nigeria)

Forwards

Ahmed Musa (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Emmanuel Emenike(Fenerbahce FC, Turkey); Gbolahan Salami (Warri Wolves, Nigeria); Osaguona Ighodaro (Enugu Rangers, Nigeria);Ikechukwu Uche (Villareal FC, Spain); Aaron Samuel(Guangzhou R&F, China); Sunday Emmanuel (SV Scholz Grodig, Austria); Babatunde Michael (Volyn Lutsk, Ukraine):Emem Eduok (Dolphins FC, Nigeria)

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